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Lol now I’ve seen it all. 
I was at the game. We made plenty of noise in the last quarter to help the team. You know what we didn’t do? Select a non existent forwardline and struggle to win clearances. 
Jesus Christ let’s blame us supporters for putting up with a mediocre club for 60 damn years. 

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Just now, Jaded said:

Lol now I’ve seen it all. 
I was at the game. We made plenty of noise in the last quarter to help the team. You know what we didn’t do? Select a non existent forwardline and struggle to win clearances. 
Jesus Christ let’s blame us supporters for putting up with a mediocre club for 60 damn years. 

we're the top side on the ladder and we had 16k there. Made no noise for 3 quarters. 
Congratulations on seeing it all 

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we're the top side on the ladder and we had 16k there. Made no noise for 3 quarters. 
Congratulations on seeing it all 

How have attendances been going this year? How many did Richmond get? Geelong? 
Give me a break. We got 17,000 which is almost as many as came last week to watch two Victorian sides. 

Maybe if there was something to cheer about we would have got going. We are not a [censored] supporter base that cries and boos all game. 

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Just now, Jaded said:

How have attendances been going this year? How many did Richmond get? Geelong? 
Give me a break. We got 17,000 which is almost as many as came last week to watch two Victorian sides. 

Maybe if there was something to cheer about we would have got going. We are not a [censored] supporter base that cries and boos all game. 

neither of those sides are on top of the ladder 

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Just now, PartyTimeJohnny said:

neither of those sides are on top of the ladder 

Geelong not doing too badly it seems. And Essendon were up and about and Richmond have 100,000 members. Twice what we have. 
To blame the fans for today’s loss is legit the single funniest finger pointing I’ve seen since Essendon fans blamed the umpires last week. Absolutely dreaming. 

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Lol pathetic thread. Blame supporters for the loss lmao.

Guess Tracs 25m directly in front miss was due to the crowd numbers. 

 

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8 minutes ago, olisik said:

Lol pathetic thread. Blame supporters for the loss lmao.

Guess Tracs 25m directly in front miss was due to the crowd numbers. 

 

Doesn't alter the thread which is a fair comment. Imagine how much louder if another THIRD (8,000)  more fans could have made. 
Of course the players play the game and are responsible but facts are facts and the statement out of 50,000 members only about 12,000 turned up. Rest are MCC and supporters and GWS!

And don't write in with 60 years of frustration !!!  That's not relevant this season YET! 

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I don't think the crowd was the difference (and there was definitely plenty of noise in the last quarter) but it was a bit disappointing that only 17,000 turned up. I understand that numbers are down due to COVID nerves and Ticketek inconvenience, but it's a sad sight when Melbourne can't pull a decent crowd when we're top of the ladder and fans have been deprived of a home game for a month.

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17 minutes ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

we're the top side on the ladder and we had 16k there. Made no noise for 3 quarters. 
Congratulations on seeing it all 

Johnny I was there,  and there was bugger all to make noise for in the first 3 qtrs other than out of frustration,  we were awful!

We resembled a team in the last and the crowd got involved accordingly. 

It was as also the coldest I can ever remember being at the footy!

By the way did you see Richmonds crowd on Thurs,  and they have twice our members. 

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21 minutes ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

we're the top side on the ladder and we had 16k there. Made no noise for 3 quarters. 
Congratulations on seeing it all 

Yeah let’s blame the supporters

What a foolish comment 

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in the middle of a pandemic. 2 weeks ago you could have 3 adults over to your house - you reckon people might be ****scared about being with 25K other people??

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Was at the game and the crowd in the last quarter was doing everything they could to lift the boys. It truly sounded like 40k+ with the amount of noise in the stands. We did what we could and they couldn't get it done.

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This club is a hard one to turn up for when you enjoy watching good competitive sport where 2 teams go at it trying to win. Lots of fans are accustomed to the Demons picking and choosing when they'll have a crack...and many probably suspected today was going to be one of those days where the players couldn't be bothered...and they were right.

We have had so many years of the results being worse than they should have been, based purely on inconsistent effort, it'll take 3+ years of consistent effort from the players before supporters will attend consistently.

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I was there, unfortunately for me. 

Will try and make more noise next time, pretty sure it was directly my fault. 

Today did nothing for my ongoing #mfcss

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They should be able to play well anywhere, anytime. Crowd noise or not. They switch off and then on the flip side individually try to do too much.. bern the same story for a number of years.

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4 minutes ago, rufus said:

This club is a hard one to turn up for when you enjoy watching good competitive sport where 2 teams go at it trying to win. Lots of fans are accustomed to the Demons picking and choosing when they'll have a crack...and many probably suspected today was going to be one of those days where the players couldn't be bothered...and they were right.

We have had so many years of the results being worse than they should have been, based purely on inconsistent effort, it'll take 3+ years of consistent effort from the players before supporters will attend consistently.

Pathetic reason and look at yourself as a supporter ! The first 14 rounds have been in vain  for you ? Did you go ? Go to another Club then you picker and chooser. 

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[censored] thread.

We drew 16,000+ to a game where there were about 100 GWS supporters tops, on a day where it felt sub-zero.

Essendon had the night slot last week against us and drew 19,000-odd.

Meanwhile the 16,000-odd of us who were there were making as much noise as we could to gee them up.

Really, [censored] thread.

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25 minutes ago, 58er said:

Pathetic reason and look at yourself as a supporter ! The first 14 rounds have been in vain  for you ? Did you go ? Go to another Club then you picker and chooser. 

You make a fair point and no, I didn't go today. To be honest, I don't go to games anymore as I just don't enjoy it. 

My overtly negative comments on Demonland help me put the frustration of the days' performance behind me, but are probably best ignored! The first 14 rounds have been a good step forward for the club...we still have a long way to go.

As I've said before, those that have enjoyed the journey to where we are now, and continue to ride the highs and lows without complaint, are the ones who I admire the most and who rightfully will enjoy the ultimate success the most when we finally get there.

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